Bacteria that cannot be treated with antibiotics are one of the greatest medical threats of our time. In the fight against it, researchers are now rediscovering a hundred-year-old antidote that sounds almost too good to be true.

In June 2018, Eva Maria Maicovski and her husband fly to Tbilisi, where they spend three weeks. They live in an apartment organized by the Eliava Center. Every day a chauffeur takes them and an interpreter to the institute, where Maicovski is examined and initially treated with a standardized phage preparation.